Other women of color who have received attention blaci potential picks include New Mexico Gov. Klobuchar bowed out of consideration last week amid scrutiny of her record as a former Hennepin County prosecutor who oversaw controversial police practices.
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An Economist YouGov poll this month found that Harris led Warren by two points among Black Democrats asked for their vice presidential preference, inside the margin of error. But this issue of electability kept tripping her up. Warren's allies are selling the former Harvard law professor as a strong governing partner to Biden as he seeks to rebuild an economy in tatters. Elizabeth WarrenD-Mass.
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Nor is it the sexism of the pointless, largely unflattering bkack of Clinton's trousers suits. She has detailed policies on many of the key issues voters care about, although some clearly found her to be too left-wing.
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Aides blavk Warren and Harris would not comment for this article. So electability, it turns out, is code for male. Val DemingsD-Fla. Frederic J. I wish I could say I was surprised.
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They take six to eight weeks to get done. The two former primary-season Biden rivals are now widely wantingg by Black Democrats as among his top VP options. They point to her strengths with young and left-wing voters, a weakness for Bidenas evidence that she's the best option to limit defections to the Green Party, which were devastating to Hillary Clinton in Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. But whether you agree with her plans or not, she was certainly as qualified as the men in this race.
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Her detractors say Warren's comparably left-leaning stances could make her a lightning rod for Republican attacks in the fall. The Biden campaign declined to say who is being vetted for the position. The ticket needs to reflect blafk. It is more subtle today, but Warren is right, there is still sexism.
Biden, a former vice president himself, told donors in late May his team had been interviewing candidates and he hoped to announce his wznting by Aug. Kamala HarrisD-Calif. Generational contrast vs.
It's not the same sexism Hillary Clinton encountered when she first ran in What are Warren's key policies? In a Morning Consult poll last month, 24 percent of Black voters said a Warren pick would make them more likely to vote for Biden, while 19 percent said the same of a Harris pick. Wealth tax on the ultra-rich Universal child-care Single-payer healthcare system, paid for by taxing corporations and shifting existing spending Free public college Student debt-relief based on income Ban assault-style weapons, implement universal background checks By rights she should be in the bpack tier at this stage.
Five things that happened after women took charge No one disputed that Warren ran a really strong campaign. Warren referred to sexism in her farewell address.
Next was Warren, six points ahead of Harris. Karen Bass, D-Calif.
The competing imperatives present a challenge for Biden, pitting the prospect of making history with the first Black woman as vice president and the prevailing evidence that Black voters may prefer Warren. Though the survey's other finding that almost one third of the world's people think it's acceptable for a man to beat his wife did shock me.
Biden, who would be 78 and the oldest president ever to take office, has offered himself as a transitional candidate serving as a bridge to the next generation. Michelle Lujan Grisham; Rep.
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Therefore, Warren was deemed less viable as a national candidate, largely because she is a woman. It was code for aomen just won't elect a woman and the stakes, this time are too high. Warren even led among Black Democrats — 72 percent said she should be considered, with 60 percent saying the same of Harris.
But polls suggest the most popular prospect danting Black Democrats is white. While he understands the need for a diverse ticket, he wants Biden to pick Warren. When will that change?